Piaget, Jean


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Piaget, Jean

A Swiss psychologist (1896–1980) known for his work on the mental development of children.

Piaget, Jean

(pē-ă-zhā′)
Swiss philosopher and psychologist, 1896–1980, whose work provided understanding of how children's thinking differs from adults' and of how children learn. Concerning education, he explained, “The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things.”
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Piaget, Jean, (1940), << Le developpement mental de l'enfant >>, in Six etudes de psychologie, Paris : Denoel-Folio Essais, 1964.
Piaget, Jean, (1945 ; 1978) La formation du symbole chez l'enfant, Paris-Lausanne : Delachaux et Niestle.
Piaget, Jean, (1954 ; 1964), << Le langage et la pensee du point de vue genetique >>, in Six etudes de psychologie, Paris, Denoel-Folio Essais, 1964 (initialement in Acta psychologica, Amsterdam, vol.
Piaget, Jean, (1954 ; 1972) << Le langage et les operations intellectuelles >>, in Problemes de psychologie genetique, Paris, Denoel, 1972 (paru initialement in Problemes de psycholinguistique.
Piaget, Jean, (1963), << La pensee du jeune enfant >>, in Six etudes de psychologie, Paris : Denoel-Folio Essais, 1964 (conference initialement prononcee a l'Institute of Education, Universite de Londres, 1963).